Macys Number of Shares Shorted vs. Working Capital

M -- USA Stock  

USD 37.70  0.63  1.70%

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Macys Working Capital vs. Number of Shares Shorted Fundamental Analysis

Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies. It is rated below average in working capital category among related companies reporting about  72.17  of Working Capital per Number of Shares Shorted.
Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
Macys 
Shares Shorted 
 = 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
=
49.41 M
If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.
Working Capital is measure of company efficiency and operating liquidity. The working capital is usually calculated by subtracting Current Liabilities from Current Assets. It is important indicator of the firm ability to continue its normal operations without additional debt obligations. .
Macys 
Working Capital 
 = 
Current Assets 
Current Liabilities 
=
3.57 B
Working Capital can be positive or negative, depending on how much of current debt the company is carrying on its balance sheet. In general terms, companies that have a lot of working capital will experience more growth in the near future since they can expand and improve their operations using existing resources. On the other hand, companies with small or negative working capital may lack the funds necessary for growth or future operation. Working Capital also shows if the company has sufficient liquid resources to satisfy short-term liabilities and operational expenses.

Macys Working Capital Comparison

  Working Capital 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in working capital category among related companies.
  Number of Shares Shorted 
      Macys Comparables 
Macys is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.